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Assistant Psychologist

Assistant Psychologist

Posted 13 June by The State Hospital (Carstairs)
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The StateHospital provides mental health care and treatment in conditions of special security for Scotland and Northern Ireland.The Psychology Service provides forensic clinical psychology to Clinical Teams within the hospital as well as leading offence-focused groups and psychosocial interventions as part of the Psychological Therapies Service.This is a multi-professional collaboration offering therapeutic programmes in sex offending, health behaviour change, offending behaviours, with adaptations for the learning disabled. The post provides an excellent opportunity to enhance clinical experience and to become involved in areas of research. The department has links with the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow.



Assistant Psychologists are required to contribute to the development, evaluation and delivery of psychological programmes as well as having a role within clinical teams.The post will provide supervision and experience relevant to aspiring forensic, clinical and research psychologists.Continued professional development is encouraged in this post.

The position requires a psychology degree awarded at 2:1 or above and have graduate basis for registration with BPS.Successful applicants will demonstrate high levels of professionalism and self-motivation.Previous clinical, research or forensic experience is desirable but not essential.



Reference: 38211671

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